When a Systematic Review is still too slow

If you’re short on resources or volunteers, and technology isn’t enough to speed up your systematic review, it may be time to consider a rapid review instead.

That means that you will use one or more methodological shortcuts. These shortcuts will save time, but keep in mind that they might reduce the integrity of your conclusions; be aware and proceed with caution.

In the next few pages, we will talk about some common options for speeding up your review, along with their potential impact.